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Gorkha Janmukti Morcha
West Bengal  /  Published 18.05.22

Gurung's no to GTA polls

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha’s Bimal Gurung seems to have shot himself in the foot by declaring that his party would not contest the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) polls without arriving ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 10.05.22

Morcha okay with GTA as stopgap

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, a party that had once spearheaded the Gorkhaland agitation and also “rejected” the idea of Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA), on Monday submitted a &ldquo...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 09.05.22

Hill duo quit BJP over ‘empty promises’

 Two prominent political faces of the Darjeeling hills walked out of the BJP on Sunday, within 48 hours of the visit of Union home minister Amit Shah to north Bengal. Both Swaraj Thapa and Raju ...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 18.04.22

Power bill non-waiver ‘secret’

Recorded notes of a bipartite meeting held between state officials and leaders of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leaders in 2013 suggest that the state government had then told the hill leaders that...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 15.04.22

Identity crux of celebrations

The Nepali New Year celebrations across Darjeeling hills were marked with unmatched fervour this year, with many attributing the new “cultural awakening” to the politics played out in the ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

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West Bengal  /  Published 14.04.22

Nepali New Year fest for hill unity

Kalimpong started a two-day Nepali New Year celebration from Wednesday evening avowedly to safeguard Gorkha pride and to bring about unity in the hills following the “political” fragmentat...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 05.04.22

BJP MLA wants Hills separation from Bengal

BJP MLA from Kurseong B.P. Bajgain decried attempts to find an administrative solution for Darjeeling hills within the state of Bengal when “our stand” of wanting separation from Bengal is...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 31.03.22

Gurung drops hints of aversion to GTA polls

Bimal Gurung of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha has threatened to sit on an indefinite hunger strike if the state government holds polls to the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration. “If the state g...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 19.03.22

NGOs take up hill power dues

A network of NGOs in Kalimpong has decided to lead the efforts in resolving the issue of outstanding electricity bills after the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, which had issued the no-payment diktat, and oth...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 10.03.22

Hill parties gear up for GTA polls

Hill parties have started their campaign for Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) elections in earnest following chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s assertion that the state government would...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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